Shrub as a support for honeysuckle?
I have one honeysuckle (goldframe?) next to the kitchen side door.
Currently it's planted in cedar planting box w/wood trellis attached to it. It looks ok, but it doesn't look so great in winter time. Even in summer, my honeysuckle gets mildew eventually, doesn't look so pretty on trellis either..
So, I'm in search of medium size shrub (6'-10'tall, 4-5' wide) which my honeysuckle can grow over them. That way, I can still enjoy its beautiful yellow/orange flowers, but don't have to see lots of mildew on trellis.
So far, I'm thinking about BURKWOOD VIBURNUM (Viburnum x burkwoodii) or EUONYMUS. But would love to hear your opinions and if any other suggestions.
I'm planning to use bird net for backup support for honeysuckle until the shrub grow up tall enough to have honeysuckle grow on.